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Trump’s U.N. nominee was ‘absent’ ambassador

Ambassador Kelly Craft's frequent travel between the United States and Canada will likely be a major question mark at her confirmation hearing this week. | Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images foreign policy FAA records raise questions about…

How Rep. Eric Swalwell would tackle gun violence…

Presidential candidate Eric Swalwell promised to “restore hope in America’s cities, so people don’t resort to the lowest form of communication: violence.” | Scott Olson/Getty Images Democratic presidential hopeful Rep. Eric Swalwell on Monday stood…

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Democrats want companies to disclose their climate risks…

Democratic presidential hopefuls, including Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, are proposing plans to strengthen the SEC’s climate-related disclosure requirements. | Zach Gibson/Getty Images Democratic presidential candidates have a sweeping array of proposals to fight climate change,…

The House committee quietly racking up oversight wins…

House Foreign Affairs Chairman Eliot Engel isn’t a fire-breather, but his low-profile, bipartisan strategy has secured wins for his committee's investigations into the Trump administration. | Andrew Harnik/AP Photo congress The House Foreign Affairs Committee's…